19 Jun 2009 20:05

Rosneft shareholders approve dividends of 1.92 rubles for 2008

MOSCOW. June 19 (Interfax) - Shareholders in Rosneft voted at their annual general meeting in Moscow on Friday to pay dividends of 1.92 rubles per share for 2008, or 20% more than what was paid for 2007.

The company will spend a total of 20.349 billion rubles on dividends for 2008, or 14.4% of the 141.313 billion rubles in net profit it earned under Russian accounting standards (RAS) last year.

Rosneft will spend 120.965 billion rubles on its investment, production and social development.